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Ouakam ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at Ouakam (light winds from the N at Dakar/Yoff-Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport 1 km from Ouakam). no significant swell
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Moderate
19 km/h
N
Cross-Off
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Ouakam Surf Forecast / Senegal / Senegal

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 11 am Tuesday 20 Nov 2018 GMT

Ouakam surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Ouakam sea temperature is 24.6 °C (Statistics for 20 Nov 1981-2005 - mean: 26.6 max: 28.1 min: 24.0 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
1.9
NNW
1.7
NNW
1.3
NNW
0.3
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0.4
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1.2
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0.5
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1.3
N
0.6
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0.6
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0.6
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Period(s) (?)121212151416161615131413141413131615148141313
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)2727260005397128464107567861563183741150160141139
Wind
(km/h)
25
NE
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N
30
NNE
25
NNE
30
N
35
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Wind State(?)offcross-
off
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offcross-
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offcross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)


7:24PM
1.10
7:31AM
1.16

8:00PM
1.19
8:10AM
1.21

8:37PM
1.26
8:50AM
1.24

9:14PM
1.31
9:30AM
1.24

9:53PM
1.34
10:13AM
1.22

10:35PM
1.34
10:58AM
1.17

11:20PM
1.32
11:47AM
1.10

Low Tide
/ height (m)

1:10PM
0.15
1:26AM
0.21

1:46PM
0.09
2:06AM
0.14

2:22PM
0.04
2:45AM
0.07

2:59PM
0.01

3:25AM
0.03
3:37PM
0.00

4:08AM
0.02
4:17PM
0.02

4:53AM
0.03
5:00PM
0.07

5:43AM
0.07
5:47PM
0.13

Note: the tide data above is for Grand Dakar which is 4 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Ouakam.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Ouakam blow from the NE.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
2625252626252525252324232323242525252729262828
Sunrise
7:13--7:13--7:13--7:15--7:15--7:16--7:16--7:16-
Sunset
-6:37--6:37--6:37--6:37--6:37--6:37--6:37--6:37
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 26°C on Tue morning, min 23°C on Fri morning). Mainly strong winds.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 29°C on Mon afternoon, min 22°C on Sat morning). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the NNE on Fri night, light winds from the NE by Tue morning).

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Information about the Ouakam Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Ouakam provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Ouakam can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Ouakam surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Ouakam) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Ouakam may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Ouakam is 2 km (1 miles) from the very large city of Dakar. If you plan a holiday in Senegal, look for hotels and other accommodation in Dakar. Dakar has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as cheap car hire and transport links.